Our 50-seat black box theater is host to established plays, new original works, staged readings, film and musical performances.
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The studio hosts a variety of classes & workshops including: cold reading, scene study, character development, voice, monologue, on-camera, improvisation, and musical theater.

We provide a forum for local playwrights to present their work to live audiences for evaluation and feedback throughout the play development process.

November 7, Tuesday's 7pm - Improvisation with Charles Van Eman and Sara Fisher - classes commence
November 10-19 - Stage Three - Two One Acts
November 27, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
November 30, Thursday 7pm - Scene Study Class - Performance
December 3, Sunday 6pm at The Firehouse - Full Moon Story Slam - Super Slam
December 8-16, Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 5pm - Sir Gawain & The Green Knight
January 6, Saturday 7pm - An Evening of Intuitive Readings with Michael Gerrish
January 22, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
February 26, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK

          *** Women's HERStory Month ***
Please note many details will be added over the coming months
and there are various venues (not just TASN) - so check each for details as they are available

March 2, Friday time-TBD - Elizabeth Bray Dramatization at Custom House Maritime Museum
March 3, Saturday time-TBD - Elizabeth Bray Dramatization at TASN
March 4, Sunday time-TBD - reprise of Glass Ceilings at The Firehoue Center For The Arts
March 9-11, Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 5pm - Knowing Women by Suzanne Logan at TASN

March 26, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
April 23, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK

                    WHAT ELSE TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2017

        - North Shore Readers Theatre Collaborative - will present five concert style readings of new plays in our ongoing, new play develpment program. Our ninth year! 2nd Saturday, 10am: March, April, May, September and November 2017

        - Improvisation with Charles Van Eman and Sara Fisher,
                     The 2nd 6-week course culminating in performances at The Actors Studio!
                            Tuesday's, November 7 - December 12, 7 pm (no class Thanksgiving Nov 23)

        - Scene Study Class with Charles Van Eman

Enjoy watching some of our past performances     TASN Past Performances on YouTube

Be a part of our future!     Thank you for making possible our 2014 BONS (Best of North Shore) award for "Best Small Live Venue". As we build on our accomplishments, we look to the future with a great sense of excitement and purpose. We would not be where we are without your generous support. On behalf of myself, and our Board of Directors, I invite you to be a part of our future by contributing to our 2016 Annual Appeal. PayPal .
      View Full Appeal Letter here
Please click here on TASN or mail your check to:
    The Actors Studio of Newburyport, The Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Newburyport, MA 01950